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Fairgrounds Road to cost developer upward of $160,000

  • May 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:52AM

Before the first car will ever roll down Fairgrounds Road, the city of Langley is likely going to spend another $20,000 in addition to the $40,000 it has already shelled out for road-related expenses.

Grassroots group pushes bluff issues

  • May 23, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:52AM

The Langley Critical Area Alliance is inviting the public to join the group at “Dogs for Drainage,” an educational outreach program that will focus on protecting Langley’s bluffs and wetlands.

Coho salmon begin their trek

  • May 23, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:52AM

POSSESSION POINT — Standing in the cold waters of Possession Sound Friday night, Bruce Barchenger and Dan Maxwell were happy campers. Happy fishermen, that is.

Congressman adds voice to call for accountability

  • May 23, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:52AM

Larsen says Pres. Bush won’tget ‘blank check’ Rep. Rick Larsen said Congress will continue its attempts to negotiate with the White House in the hopes that a bill funding the war in Iraq can be passed by Memorial Day.

Students launch project to say ‘heathly’ tan really isn’t

  • May 23, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:51AM

LANGLEY — Slowly, and it seems like it’s taking forever, summer is gradually making itself felt on Whidbey Island and it’s time to break out the swimwear and get that great-looking tan.

Port unveils update of comp plan

  • May 23, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:51AM

CLINTON — Port of South Whidbey commissioners weren’t sure anyone would show up as they unveiled the first public iteration of their comprehensive plan last week.

Refueling at Highlands has not violated rules

  • May 23, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:51AM

LANGLEY — Prompted by concerns of Langley residents, city officials have reviewed work at the Highlands construction site to make sure the contractor was sticking to the conditions of approval for the 53-home project.

Clinton stylist is pets’ best friend

  • May 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:51AM

CLINTON — As a coiffeur, Melissa Inches knows what her clients want. Simon, for example, likes his hair long and teased on top and clipped tightly on the neck. Like most men, he pretends to hate pedicures, but really he wouldn’t have it any other way.

Clinton Days heritage celebration kicks off this weekend

  • May 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:51AM

CLINTON — It’s going to be a wild time in Clinton this Memorial Day weekend. The third Clinton Days celebration begins today and continues until 10 p.m. Monday. Clinton Days is a yearly celebration that honors the history of Clinton, a memorial event as well as a way to say hello to the tourist season.

Holiday marks one-year anniversary of friendship with school’s adopted troops

  • May 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:51AM

LANGLEY — It’s been one year this Memorial Day since an unusual friendship began between a group of Langley middle schoolers and two service men on deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Board raises pay-to-play fees for students

  • May 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:51AM

LANGLEY — South Whidbey school board members unanimously approved a $20 increase in sports fees at their meeting Wednesday. The “pay to play” fee will now be $50 for students who want to participate in sports. The school board also approved a $100 total cap on sports fees.

American Legion’s Poppy Girl looks forward to busy weekend

  • May 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:51AM

She’s only 5, but Keona Gran has a very important job this Memorial Day weekend. Keona has been chosen to be the American Legion Auxiliary’s Poppy Girl and she’ll assist the American Legion members in placing flags on veterans’ graves and lay down a poppy wreath at the cemeteries in Bayview and Langley.

Creosote clean-up scheduled at beach

  • May 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:51AM

FREELAND — Even though Tony Frantz won’t start creosote log clean-up work at Double Bluff Beach until Tuesday, he has been at the beach everyday lately combing through the driftwood.

Good Cheer begins move to new Bayview site

  • May 30, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:50AM

BAYVIEW — The Good Cheer Food Bank is making a big move this week. After nearly five decades in Langley, the food bank is moving to its new site in Bayview. “This is like Christmas to me,” said Kathy McLaughlin, executive director of Good Cheer. “We worked so hard for this thing and it is great to see it happening.”

Restrooms destroyed at Double Bluff Beach

  • May 30, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:50AM

FREELAND — Sometime early Monday morning, a suspected arsonist torched the restrooms at Double Bluff Beach and burned the toilets to the ground. There are no leads in the crime, but Island County Sheriff Mark Brown said the fire is suspicious in nature.

STATE CHAMPS!!!

  • May 30, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:50AM

TACOMA — The South Whidbey girls relay team and the Falcons’ basketball star-turned-tennis titan surpassed all expectations over the weekend. All but their own.

South End community gathers to pay tribute

  • May 30, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:50AM

CLINTON — Brothers and sisters, fathers and sons walked between the rows of graves in the Clinton Cemetery, many marked with small American flags. Earlier, Navy Lt. j.g. Andrew Brown had followed those same steps.

Teachers' union says contract talks are at a standstill

  • May 31, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:50AM

Contract talks between the South Whidbey teachers' union and the school district have stalled, and union officials said they will ask a state mediator to step in.

Clinton-Mukilteo ferry route down to one boat

  • Jun 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:50AM

Mechanical problems aboard the ferry M/V Cathlamet will limit the Clinton-Mukilteo route to one boat Friday morning, according to Washington State Ferries.

No ferries until 8 a.m. Friday

  • Jun 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:50AM

Washington State Ferries has now announced that the Clinton-Mukilteo route will be out of service until 8 a.m. Friday.

UPDATE: Friday's ferry service limited to hourly runs

  • Jun 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:50AM

Travelers should expect delays due to canceled sailings.

UPDATE: Clinton ferry now going to Edmonds

  • Jun 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:50AM

Washington State Ferries has closed the Mukilteo Ferry Terminal for emergency repairs after the terminal was struck by a ferry early Friday morning.

Thief burglarizes Clinton business

  • Jun 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:50AM

CLINTON

New mixed-use building planned in Langley

  • Jun 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:49AM

LANGLEY

Ferry crash leads to traffic nightmare

  • Jun 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:49AM

CLINTON

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